Today's News

  • Hunt in the Hoosier National Forest, but leave the ATV at home

    TELL CITY – Deer season opens in Indiana Oct. 1 and many hunters will take to the woods.  Forest officials want you to have a successful and safe hunt and be aware of the rules while visiting the Hoosier National Forest.

    District Ranger Chris Zimmer reminds the public, “The Hoosier belongs to everyone and hunters are welcome to hunt on Forest land, with limited exceptions.”

    He explains designated recreation areas such as Hardin Ridge or Tipsaw, and Pioneer Mothers Memorial Forest south of Paoli are closed to hunting.

  • Students raise money for wildlife
  • Schedule announced for fifth St. Meinrad ROCKS! Fest

    ST. MEINRAD – Inkspot Productions LLC has announced the complete schedule for the fifth annual St. Meinrad ROCKS! Fest. The two-day benefit event will be held at the St. Meinrad Park Sept. 25-26.

  • Origins of our species: No easy answers

    Stuart Cassidy

    Staff Writer


    Cogito ergo sum … I think, therefore I am … is a philosophical proposition made famous by René Descartes. But is that what makes humans unique?

    For years, science has held a pretty firm grip on that query; and the common thread that most of the science world agreed upon was that humans buried their dead. But now, the age-old ominous argument is garnering increased critical questioning from the science world after the discovery of a new genus of hominids.

  • Tell City Historical Society meeting Sept. 28

    TELL CITY—The monthly meeting of the Tell City Historical Society will begin at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28, at the Tell City Historical Society Museum.

    There will be a special program titled “Veterans Stories of World War II” as told by Bill Simpson.

    Everyone is invited to attend. The museum is located at the corner of Franklin and Ninth streets.

    The historical society is always looking for new members.

    Dues are only $15 and can be paid at the meeting. For more information, call (812) 547-3173.

  • Horseman’s club euchre games to begin Oct. 3

    TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host euchre games throughout fall and winter.

    The next game will be held Saturday, Oct. 3. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and games will begin at 7 p.m. Prize money will be awarded at the end of the evening. Chili, hotdogs, desserts, coffee, sodas and water will be available.

    No smoking is permitted in the building. All games are open to the public ages 16 and older.

  • Local student collecting for Down Syndrome awareness

    PERRY COUNTY – Ashley Hagan, granddaughter of Ed and Dorothy Hoffman of Tell City, is collecting donations for the Down Syndrome Awareness Walk.

    The event will take place Saturday, Sept. 26, at McConnell Plaza on the Owensboro riverfront.

    Hagan, 18, is a student at Hancock County High School in Lewisport, Ky. and the daughter of David and Vicky Hagan of Hawesville, Ky.

    Collected donations will help fund education activities, social events and new parent outreach, hospital outreach and workshops.

  • Rickenbaugh House Open Saturday
  • Miss Heritage Fest Pageant returns to Cannelton Oct. 10

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Heritage Festival will feature the Miss Heritage Fest Pageant Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Cannelton Community Center. LuLu’s Prom and Bridal will host the second annual pageant starting at 11 a.m.

    Pageant contestants must be a resident of Perry County or have an immediate family member (mother, father, grandparents) that live in Perry County. Age categories include Miss (17-22), Teen (13-16), Pre-Teen (9-12), Little Miss (5-8), and Tiny Miss (2-4).

  • Gehlhausen – Rahman

    Michelle Jean Gehlhausen and Eric Lee Rahman of Ferdinand announce their upcoming wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Eileen Gehlhausen and the late Rudolph Gehlhausen.

    The future groom is the son of Mary Ann Rahman Leinenbach and the late Hugo Rahman.

    Miss Gehlhausen is employed by Masterbrand Cabinets in Ferdinand and Mr. Rahman is a farmer and also employed by Ferdinand Street Department.